Seaborn Networks Expands Management Team with Addition of Industry Veteran as CFO

Roger Kuebel joins subsea cable developer and operator

Online PR News – 10-March-2014 – Boston, MA – Seaborn Networks, the developer of the Seabras-1 subsea cable system, announced today that wholesale carrier industry veteran Roger Kuebel has been named Chief Financial Officer. Seabras-1 is the first direct submarine fiber optic cable system between the commercial and financial centers of Brazil and the United States.

Roger has previously worked extensively in the wholesale carrier and submarine cable industry with other members of Seaborn's management team. The majority of Rogerís 25-year career has been in senior finance positions for some of the largest telecom companies, including Global Crossing, Genuity and GTE.

"Roger is an important addition to Seabornís management team as we enter the next phase of our Seabras-1 project and he will work closely with our institutional investors and lenders on each of our subsea routes," said Larry Schwartz, Seabornís CEO. "He brings a unique skillset in telecom infrastructure finance that is directly applicable to an international developer and operator of submarine cables."

Roger has extensive experience in all aspects of telecom financing in the bank and capital markets, and has led numerous equity and debt public offerings. He also has significant experience in telecom operations analysis, financial planning, tax planning, transfer pricing, insurance, receivables and payables management, financial systems and processes, and reporting. Roger has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, with a specialization in finance, and a B.S. from Penn State in Operations Management.

About Seaborn Networks
Seaborn Networks is a developer and operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, including Seabras-1, which is the first direct fiber optic cable between the commercial and financial centers of Brazil and the United States. Seabras-1 is a 40 Tbps system that will connect Sao Paulo and New York, with a branch that lands in Fortaleza, Brazil. Seaborn was founded by submarine cable / wholesale carrier executives with a successful track record in designing, building and operating many of the worldís largest submarine networks as well as in infrastructure finance. Prior submarine systems designed, built and operated by Seabornís management team represent a total of 75 landing stations, 250 points of presence and 250,000 km of submarine cable (more than 6X the circumference of the earth). For more information, please visit www.seabornnetworks.com.

Press Contact:

Dan Taylor, dantay@seabornnetworks.com, Tel: +1 978 377 8366

 
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